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Kathryn Scott

Nursing

Where are you from?

Rothbury

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Close to family support.

What do you think of Newcastle and our region and what are your favourite things to do?

Excellent city, friendly people.

What has surprised you most about living in Newcastle and this region? What has impressed you most?

Excellent range of day/night activities.

Did you find Northumbria University welcoming? Was it easy to fit in?

Yes, very easy to fit in. All staff very helpful.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Meeting new friends, settling into academic study.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

Lecturers, library staff, friends.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

Nursing lecturers given vast level of experience.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Learning cafe.

What is the best thing about your course?

Practical sessions in clinical skills.

What are the most valuable lessons you have learnt to date?

Learning about my own learning needs.

What do you want to do in the future? What skills have you learned/improved that you think will be of most use in your future career?

I have developed many skills that will support my nursing career.

Have you worked on any projects with businesses or been on a placement? What were your most memorable experiences?

Placement as a student nurse is very rewarding.

If you could offer some advice to students thinking of coming to study here what would you say?

Get involved in university life, socialise with GT group to build support network.

How do you feel you have changed as a person since being at Northumbria University, Newcastle (e.g. confidence)?

Much more confident and more organised.

If you had 3 words to sum up your time with us what would they be?

Fun, community, empowering

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?

Yes


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